• It’s Official

    This morning I officially filed my certificate of candidacy for Montgomery County Executive. I was joined by my wife, Barbara, and my treasurer, Debbie Goodwin. It’s hard to believe that it’s just four months until the June 24th Primary. We would not be here without your support. I’m running because we need stronger leadership to

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  • Don’t Close the County’s doors to Biotech

    Dear Members of the Montgomery County Delegation and Montgomery County Council,

    More than 30 years ago, former County Executive Charlie Gilchrist and former County Councilmember Bill Hanna led the effort in Montgomery County to create the first business park in the United States to be zoned exclusively for the life sciences industry.

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  • Montgomery County FOP Endorses Doug!

    As President of Montgomery County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35, I am pleased to announce that we are endorsing Doug Duncan for Montgomery County Executive. Having been a police officer for 20 years now, and having worked with different administrations and politicians, I know that Doug is equipped to provide Montgomery County with whatever

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  • Doug’s letter to the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce

    Thursday, January 23, 2014 Dear Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce Member: It was with great reticence and deliberation that I informed your president, Ms. Jane Redicker, of my decision not to participate in your 2014 County Executive Democratic Candidate forum, scheduled for this Friday morning. I am writing to thank you all for the

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  • Save Ten Mile Creek

    Montgomery County is facing a major land use decision with environmental consequences that will outlive all of us by decades or centuries. Ten Mile Creek in the Clarksburg area is a County treasure – one of a very few high quality reference streams in the County. In the coming weeks, the County Council has to decide how

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  • My Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    For a man who dedicated his live to serving others, it is fitting that our national holiday for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is a day of community service to honor his contributions. Like all great people, Dr. King means something different to everyone. For me, Dr. King’s legacy reminds me of what my mom

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  • If Open for Business, Why Shut Doors to Innovation?

    Read Doug’s full commentary from the Washington Business Journal below. Published January 17, 2014 http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/print-edition/2014/01/17/guest-column-open-for-business-or.html One of the greatest public servants in the history of Montgomery County – the late Bill Hanna, former Rockville mayor and County councilmember – has recently had his name affixed to a questionable County action that he himself may not

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  • Exciting Endorsement To Share

    As president of the Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 1664, I am pleased to let you know that we have endorsed Doug Duncan to be the next County Executive of Montgomery County. Having been a career fire fighter for 15 years now, and having worked with different administrations and politicians, I know that the traits Doug brings to

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